Here’s a guide to help you choose mosaic tiles for your next project

Here's a guide to using mosaic tiles on your next project

If you’re looking to modernize the look of your home, using tiles creatively is an excellent method to try, especially your bathroom, kitchen or living room floors. Tiles can simply add texture and color to the decor of nearly any room in your home. The possibilities offered by tiles are practically endless and when used correctly, tiles have the potential to make any space more vibrant and inviting.

One easy way to add more excitement or a feature to your renovation is by incorporating mosaic tiles. The most important aspect of using mosaic tiles lies in choosing the right color and size for the space you intend to decorate.

Once you understand the impact of these basic elements, you will be surprised to discover that choosing mosaic tiles for your home is something you can do yourself. No matter what your skill level is, installing mosaic tile is a project that can be tackled by all DIY renovators.


Diverse and Versatile

Mosaic tiles are diverse in colors, patterns, textures, shapes, material and sizes. These types of tiles are incredibly versatile, meaning you can easily customize them to suit your tiling preferences and design style. This makes them the ideal choice if you are a bathroom or kitchen remodeling aficionado wanting to add some extra flair to your home.

When selecting your ideal tile pattern, remember to always be aware of the area you wish to add mosaics—is it an entire area or simply a feature strip? You may opt to go for tiles of different shapes to create cool designs and patterns within the area you are tiling.


Broad Design Choice

The next important stage in the selection process is to decide the tile design you wish to use. Mosaic tiles come in various patterns and textures and of course different price points. Among the most popular and highly recommended is the patterned mosaic tile option. The designs and color choices are almost endless, which makes finding your perfect mosaic tile that bit more exciting.

As you choose your ideal mosaic tiles, ensure that you look at the aspect of tile porosity and durability. This is particularly important if you intend to use them on floors, in wet areas and in high traffic areas.


Suitable Places for Mosaic Tiles

Bathrooms and showers make ideal locations to begin playing around or experimenting with mosaic tiles within your home. Mosaic tiles can instantly enhance the life of your bathroom with just a feature strip or a whole wall and then complimenting with neutral tiles to amplify the WOW factor of the mosaic.

Another great place to experiment with mosaic tiles is the kitchen. Your kitchen is an excellent place for trying eye-catching tile backsplashes or areas around your sink and main cooking areas. Don’t forget to research tile porosity due to the presence of water within your kitchen and whether or not the tile requires sealing.


We hope we’ve inspired you to take the plunge and design with mosaic tiles. Be sure to explore what we have in-store at Tiles Unlimited to help make those touches become reality. All of our Tile Consultants are available to answer your questions. To help you with your redesign, click here for a coupon to save up to $600 on your tile purchase.

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